Tag Archives: Hans Ebert

THE HARD YELL AND HEART SELL OF THE HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk It’s needed a little time to absorb it all. From a business point of view, the Hong Kong International races on Sunday at Sha Tin was a massive success- turnover of over HK$1.6 billion, combined attendance … Continue reading

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ENOUGH. IT’S TIME FOR THE WORLD’S FIRST ONLINE HORSE RACING LIFESTYLE CHANNEL

By Hans Ebert @hanseberthk “Racing is in a quandary, Empty racecourses except for those employed to be there and a couple of die-hard old diggers who miss the glory days of Phar Lap, Tulloch and the like. Short sighted racing … Continue reading

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JIMMY “THE VOICE” CUPPLES ADDS TO THE EXCITEMENT OF LONGINES HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL RACES

He’s the voice behind the latest theme song for Happy Wednesday titled “We’re Having A Happy Wednesday”. He’s also the voice behind “We’re All Here Together”, an anthemic song about racing and, especially, the Hong Kong International Races, and another … Continue reading

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THE HONG KONG JOCKEY CLUB CREATES A NEW TYPE OF RECORD

In an age where the success of anything is based largely on Views and Likes, reach, awareness, and the immediacy of the message through social media plus how creatively one uses every online delivery platform available to maximum effect, the … Continue reading

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Michael Owen, Brown Panther, and Reflections on Horse Racing

To those who might think that horse racing is littered with one dimensional people with two bit plans, the incredible outpouring of grief on hearing the heartbreaking news that Michael Owen’s Brown Panther had to be put down showed that … Continue reading

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THE HKJC AND A SONG FOR THE HOME OF HAPPY WEDNESDAY

(www.fasttrack.hk) PRESS RELEASE Hong Kong, September 2, 2014: Home is where the heart is and, to many, home on a weekday in Hong Kong is attending a Happy Wednesday night at Happy Valley Racecourse. Now, there’s a song about all … Continue reading

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ONLINE PROGRAMING, GAMERS AND 3D RACING. WHY NOT?

“Why would someone with only a passing interest in horse racing, or with no interest in horse racing, wish to watch a programme on the sport, especially on an iPhone or an iPad or even a computer when we don’t … Continue reading

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HONG KONG AND THE HKJC RECEIVE THE MUSICAL GIFT OF HOME

Home  (SoundCloud) Apart from the comical chop suey of a song made famous in the Sixties called “Kowloon Hong Kong” by a female group from the Philippines named The Reynettes, there have only been songs ely through movies like “Love … Continue reading

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THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF HORSE RACING

We love to see the children play and we love to see the horses run. There are, of course, many other loves in-between, but, somewhere along the way, the feeling that horse racing- a sport I love and support with … Continue reading

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WINTUNES CREATES A HORSE RACING FIRST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WINTUNES CREATES A HORSE RACING FIRST. (Source: Nipic) Hong Kong, June 29: Sure, there have been ring tones, ring tunes and jingles. But all these for horse racing and horse racing personalities? This is exactly what singer-songwriter … Continue reading

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